The American Institute of Architects has announced the eight projects that have won the 2020 Architecture Awards. Eight contemporary architecture projects, chosen independently of the size, style and type of building to represent the best architects can create for improving life for everyone.
Tabanlıoğlu Architects completes the restoration of one of the largest and oldest libraries in Istanbul, the Beyazit State Library. Founded in 1884, inside a 16th century building, the library houses more than 25,000 books and rare manuscripts. The project is one of the finalists in the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
Assiduously used by half the population of the city of Calgary, in Canada, the central library now has new premises designed by Snøhetta+DIALOG. The ambitious mission of Calgary Central Library is to stitch back together the city’s Downtown and East Village.
Triennale di Milano hosts two exhibitions addressing the theme of reconstruction. “Ricostruzioni. Architettura, città e paesaggio nell’epoca delle distruzioni” (“Reconstruction: Architecture, city and landscape in the age of destruction”) opened on November 30 , while “re/build in the built environment” opens on December 14 looking at the relationship between architecture and the built environment.
We conclude our reports from the 16th International Architecture Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, FREESPACE with a look at the Giardini, focusing in particular on two proposals from Scandinavia, the Finland pavilion and the work by Rintala Eggertson Architects at Forte Marghera.
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